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Astragalus root is an adaptogen that’s touted as a powerful immune-supporting herb. It’s been shown to help increase the activity of vital blood cells.

Historically, Astragalus has been used for everything from the common cold and upper respiratory distress to allergies and anemia. This herb can also be helpful in supporting kidney function, blood sugar metabolism, and gastrointestinal barrier function. Ancient Chinese texts as far back as 2800 B.C. acknowledge Astragalus (Astragalus membranaceous) as an herb with several tonic and culinary uses. Astragalus’s adaptogen properties allow it to support the body in times of stress, whether that’s mental or emotional, from infection, illness, or the environment.

Astragalus bottle and benefits

Astragalus’s potent constituents include polysaccharides, triterpenoid saponins, and flavonoids have made this herb a favorite in traditional medicines for thousands of years. Studies featuring Astragalus have shown broad benefits and support for:

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Remember, the Swiss watch of the body’s systems is a delicate balance! For more information, to test your immune response, other functions, and to discover possible triggers, contact a Wellness Way clinic. We can help you figure out how your body is functioning and the best ways to support it!

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